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Marianne Romslo-Macarie leaves Orkla

Marianne Romslo-Macarie (45) is resigning from her position as Group Director HR to seek new challenges outside the Group. Christer Grönberg (52) has been appointed Group Director HR.

“Due to changes in the operating parameters for my position, I have now decided to pursue new opportunities outside the Group. I want to thank Orkla for our collaboration and wish everyone continued success,” says Marianne Romslo-Macarie.

Ms Romslo-Macarie joined Orkla in January 2013 as SVP Business Development, and has held the position of Executive VP HR since 1 February 2013.

“I would like to thank Marianne for her good efforts at Orkla during a challenging period of significant Group restructuring,” says Karl Otto Tveter, Chief of Group Functions at Orkla.

Christer Grönberg appointed  Group Director HR at Orkla 

Christer Grönberg (52) has been appointed Group Director HR.

Mr Grönberg comes from Orkla Foods, where he has served as Director HR and been a member of the business area’s management team since 2010. Since 1998 he has held several leading HR positions in the Orkla Group, including the posts of HR Director at both Procordia Food and Stabburet. Mr Grönberg has also held various positions in the Norwegian Armed Forces.

Christer Grönberg will take up the post of Group Director HR on 2 June 2014. For the time being, he will also continue to be responsible for HR at Orkla Foods.

”We are delighted that Christer has agreed  to accept the position of Group Director HR and wish him success in his new role,” says Karl Otto Tveter, Chief of Group Functions at Orkla.